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3-day Lalan Festival kicks off in Kushtia

3-day Lalan Festival kicks off in Kushtia

In memory of legendry mystic bard Baul king Lalon Shah, a three-day Lalon festival kicked off at Lalon Akhra of Cheuria village of the district from Thursday. The festival will feature Lalon Mela, discussion and musical soiree every day. The Lalon Academy in association with the Ministry of Cultural Affairs is organising the event. On […]


Japan-funded audio-visual facilities handed over to National Zoo

DHAKA,  – The Japanese government today handed over audio-visual equipments worth about US$60,291 to Bangladesh National Zoo under the scheme of grant assistance for cultural grassroots projects, reports BSS. Japan Ambassador to Bangladesh Hiroyasu Izumi and additional secretary of the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock Kazi Wasi Uddin attended the handover ceremony, a press release […]


All set to celebrate Victory Day in Rangpur

RANGPUR, – The authorities concerned have completed necessary preparations to celebrate the Victory Day-2017 here on Saturday next through paying rich tributes to the martyred sons and daughters of the soil, reports BSS. Officials in the district and police administrations said the law enforcement agencies have taken adequate security measures to ensure peaceful celebrations of […]

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21st death anniv of Salman Shah today

DHAKA : The 21st death anniversary of former Dhallywood actor Salman Shah will be observed on Wednesday, reports UNB. The satellite TV channels will air various programmes to pay tribute to the actor. Shahriar Chowdhury Emon, popularly known as Salman Shah, was born in Sylhet on September 19 in 1971. Starting his career with the […]

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Sultan Utsab begins today in Narail

NARAIL : A four-day long ‘Sultan Utsab’ to mark 93rd birth anniversary of renowned artist SM Sultan will begin today at Sultan Mancha and Shishu Swarga in the town, reports BSS. The SM Sultan Shishu Charu O Karukala foundation and the Bengal Foundation are organising the Utsab. All preparations have been taken for making the […]

Abdul Alim’s birth anniversary observed

DHAKA : Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) has celebrated Bangladesh legendary singer Abdul Alim’s 86th birth anniversary in a befitting manner in the city. Marking the day, the IGCC organised an evening of songs at Kobi Sufia Kamal Auditorium at Bangladesh National Museum in the city’s Shahbagh area on Saturday, said a press release here […]

Govt takes programmes to promote cultural practice : Noor

KUSHTIA : Cultural Minister Asaduzzaman Noor said yesterday present government has undertaken elaborate programmes to promote cultural practice in the grassroots level to root out militancy. The government has appointed around 100 Musical Instrument Teachers at educational institutions across the country, he added, reports BSS. Noor said this at Kushtia Shilpakala Academy after laying the […]

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Actor Abdur Ratin passes away

DHAKA : Eminent stage, television and film actor Abdur Ratin died at a city hospital in the early hours of Wednesday, reports BSS. “He (Abdur Ratin) breathed his last at around 2:30 am yesterday while undergoing treatment at the hospital,” said a press release of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs. Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzman Noor […]

7 named for ‘Shilpakala Award 2016’

DHAKA : Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy yesterday announced the names of seven persons for the ‘Shilpakal Award 2016’ in seven categories, reports BSS. Those getting the award are: Pabitra Mohan Dey in instrumental music, Md Golam Mostafa Khan in dance, Golam Mustafa in photography, Kalidas Karmaker in fine arts, Sirajuddin Pathan in folk culture, Syed Jamil […]

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Humayun Ahmed’s 5th death anniversary today

DHAKA : The 5th death anniversary of prolific author, dramatist, screenwriter, playwright and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed will be observed today in a befitting manner, reports BSS. Marking the day, family of the preeminent writer has chalked out various programmes. The programmes include offering ziarat at the writer’s graveyard, paying homage to the paramount writer at […]

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Five cultural personalities get award

Five cultural personalities were awarded in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the cultural field, reports BSS The award winning persons are: Abdul Kayum (Fine Arts), Altaf Hossain (Folk Culture), Sushanta Kumar Ghosh (Folk Song), Md Kamal (Recitation) and Minhaj Uddin (Photography). Dancer Bazler Rahman Badal was also given special honour on the occasion. Shilpakala […]

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Dildar’s 14th death anniv today

DHAKA : Thursday is the 14th death anniversary of comedian Dildar, reports UNB. Different televisions will air different programmes paying tributes to the comedian who died on July 13, 2003 at the age of 58 after suffering a heart attack. He was best known for Meghla Akash (2001), Bir Soinik (2003) and Tumi Shudhu Amar […]

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‘Dub’ at the Moscow Film Festival

TBT reports: Much discussed movie ‘Dub’ directed by Mustafa Sarwar Farooqi was selected in the main competition section of the 39th International Film Festival of Moscow International Film Festival. The festival will start on 22 June and the names of the winners will be announced on June 29 through the red carpet and closing program […]

Nirab becomes father

TBT Report Nirab’s wife Tashfia Taher Chowdhury Riddhi gave birth a girl child at United Hospital on Tuesday night. Nirab expresses excitement and said, now we are happy because we wanted a girl child. Pray for our newborn child. First time Nirab-Riddh became face to face to take an Autograph and this couple was married […]


Pori Moni extends her helping hand

Actress Pori Moni helped one lac taka to senior film journalist Jutton Chowdhury who is suffering from colon cancer. Currently he is undergoing treatment at Apolo hospital in Kolkata. Pori Moni said brother Jutton is a member of our film courtyard so we should help him. At present Jutton Chowdhury is working in Shongbad Protidin […]

Sabina Lucky’s enthralling ‘solo song evening’ held in city

TBT Report New generation of talented singer Sabina Lucky solo song’s music evening was held (Engineers Recreation Center) in the city on Thursday. She has sung 16 songs. The beginning was with the patriotic songs. Then singing golden evening, many popular songs, including the same sunlight. Bangla Sahitya-Sangskrati Sangsad’s Dhaka Metropolitan Branch’s music editor Sabina […]

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Film Director Association warns Bappa Raj

TBT Report Bangladesh Film Director Association banned Shakib Khan in the charge of negligence. Later it warned actor Bappa Raj by sending a notice at his house in Gulshan. Last April, Bappa Raj neglected Director Association in an interview of a national daily. The secretary general of the Director Association Badiul Alam said, the election […]